Revitalising Oasis Agro-ecosystems through a Sustainable, Integrated and Landscape Approach in the Draâ-Tafilalet Region (OASIL)

Project Summary

Revitalise oasis agro-ecosystems in the Drâa-Tafilalet Region to be productive, attractive, and healthy and to sustain and make more resilient the livelihoods of the local communities Indicators: (i) % increase of investments into pilot oasis agro-ecosystems; (ii) # ha of oasis agro-ecosystems sustainably managed in an integrated and participatory manner; (iii) # of tons of CO2e mitigated through project activities over a 20-year period; (iv) % of land that is degraded over total land area in pilot landscapes; (v) Level of water stress (freshwater withdrawal as a proportion of available freshwater resources)Indicative target: (i) 20% increase; (ii) 60 000 ha; (iii) 1,5 million tons of CO2e ; (iv) 60% decrease; (v) 10% decrease

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
Food and Agriculture Organization
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Agriculture and Maritime Fisheries, ANDZOA and INRA
GEF Period:
GEF - 6
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
200,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
8,631,050 USD
Co-financing Total
41,270,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
819,950 USD
Total Cost 50,101,050.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
29 Jun 2016
Preparation Grant Approved
28 Sep 2016
Concept Approved
03 Oct 2016
Project Approved for Implementation
28 Nov 2016
Project closed